Parents urged to keep up immunisation schedule

Survey finds one in four infant vaccine appointments were delayed due to Covid-19

one in four infant vaccine appointments were delayed due to Covid-19 restrictions and parental concerns.

one in four infant vaccine appointments were delayed due to Covid-19 restrictions and parental concerns.

Staying on track with life this year has been hit with its fair share of roadblocks as we question what we can and can’t do during restrictions in order to keep safe.

One notable hesitation has been the willingness and understanding of parents in keeping up with the Childhood Immunisation Schedule. According to a survey conducted by the online parenting group, BabyDoc Club, one in four infant vaccine appointments were delayed due to Covid-19 restrictions and parental concerns, with over a third delayed by one month or more. In addition, 1 in 5 parents are worried their child has been late to get their vaccines due to Covid-19.

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